More skills training for Queenslanders

Queensland school leavers and job seekers will benefit from increased access to free or low-fee skills training under a significant investment through the JobTrainer Agreement to be rolled out across Queensland. Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash said strengthening Australia’s skills and training system was a priority as…

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Labor’s Lindum announcement nothing but smoke and mirrors

The Queensland Labor Government’s Band-Aid election commitment of $40 million to provide “accessibility improvements” to Lindum Station fails to address the dire safety situation of the level crossing and five-way intersection. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the proposal ignored the $85 million delivered by the Federal Government and $40 million delivered by…

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Nominate a Bonner Local Legend

Nominations are now open to find Bonner’s Local Legends – the people in our community who have gone above and beyond during COVID-19 to help others. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the global coronavirus pandemic had brought out the best in people and he wanted to hear from the community with stories…

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Boosting Australia’s fuel security

The Morrison Government is taking action to secure Australia’s long-term fuel supply, keep prices low for consumers and create over 1000 new jobs through a new domestic fuel security package. As part of our 2020-21 Budget, the Government will deliver a $211 million investment in new domestic diesel storage facilities, reforms to create a minimum onshore…

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New scheme helps small businesses get paid on time

The Morrison Government is supporting millions of small businesses by helping to ensure they get paid on time. Legislation to implement the Payment Times Reporting Scheme was passed by the Senate, which will put every big business on notice. Under the scheme, large businesses and applicable government enterprises with a total annual income of over…

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JobKeeper extension passes Parliament

Last night Parliament passed the Morrison Government’s extension of JobKeeper which is the largest economic lifeline in Australia’s history. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said more than 5200 businesses in his electorate were currently using JobKeeper. “JobKeeper is maintaining links between employers and workers, keeping people in jobs and supporting Australian incomes during…

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Win a BBQ pack this Father’s Day

I’d make a joke about meat, but I’m afraid I’d butcher it…. “badum tish” If you can beat this corny dad joke, enter for your chance to win a barbecue pack and meat tray this Father’s Day. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said to celebrate Father’s Day on Sunday, September 6 he was…

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Ross Vasta throws support behind Save our Seton

Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP has thrown his support behind Save our Seton, a group of parents and students committed to saving Seton College following the announcement by Brisbane Catholic Education (BCE) to close the school in 2024. Mr Vasta and LNP Candidate for Mansfield Janet Wishart held a teleconference with BCE today,…

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